Entries by National Guide

Engel & Völkers join forces with a global private equity investor

Engel & Völkers Southern Africa and International Housing Solutions sign the first Engel & Völkers Developer Driven Projects License in the SADC region.   The partnership brings together the best marketing, control systems, and depth of development knowledge, ensuring the delivery of quality housing stock country wide.   “Combining the complementary strengths of both companies…Read More→

Insuring your most valuable assets

Owning a home comes with plenty of other considerations which one might not always be top of mind, one of which is insurance. Homeowners must always ensure that they are correctly covered; knowing what is covered and what isn’t can save you a lot of money and heartache in the future.   “Your home should…Read More→

Fireplaces making life a bit warmer

Winter is upon us and when considering ways to heat up your home, one obvious thought would be to add or restore an indoor fireplace. In light of the cost of electricity, homeowners are starting to consider the fireplace as a must have piece of heating furniture which provides a cosy ambience, comfortable gathering place…Read More→

Solar Power in your home

Solar energy has exploded over the last decade with the cost of solar panels decreasing, making solar more affordable than ever.  Many homeowners have already invested in this to make their homes more environmentally friendly and sustainable, but if you are still investigating the options available to you, this article could assist you in taking…Read More→

Property Scams

Our lives have been made considerably easier with technological advances such as the internet. Unfortunately it has also opened up a world of opportunities for con artists. As automation improves, so does the level of property scams, and while every precaution is taken, there will always be yet another way that fraudsters discover to deceive buyers…Read More→

Mortgage Bonds

Banks and mortgage companies understand that purchasing a home is an important investment, whether you’re a first time buyer, or buying your second or third home.  A mortgage is simply a loan that is secured on immovable property, normally your home. The mortgage is lent to you in a lump sum to pay for the…Read More→